SENIOR MANAGER, EVENTS & Marketing Services

Emily Duh joins Premier from the Properties and Events group at Major League Soccer, where she focused on the league’s tentpole events and platform strategy.

Previously she worked on the United Bid Committee of Canada, Mexico and the United States, leading the administration of the primary bid team as Project Manager. Along with managing communication between key stakeholders, Emily was responsible for organizing contracts from over 25 cities, 24 stadiums, 22 airports, and 150 training sites across North America, which she delivered and presented to FIFA in Zürich as part of the United Bid’s final submission.

Emily's first role at MLS was as an intern in the Commissioner’s Office supporting special projects, including League Expansion. She has also held internships at Lagadere Sports, Roc Nation, and the United States Tennis Association, working primarily in partnership marketing and sponsorships.

Before entering the sports industry, Emily worked in political consulting and campaign fundraising in her hometown of San Francisco. She received her master’s degree in sports management from Columbia University and her bachelor’s degree in economics from Middlebury College in Vermont, where she also played women's rugby.